|Rebecca Costa - Watchman's Rattle - Alex Smith|
Successful hi-tech entrepreneur, and sociobiologist Rebecca Costa talks about her new book "The Watchman's Rattle: Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction" Acknowledging, along with E.O. Wilson, that we are headed for a great extinction event, Costa suggests new ways of thinking, involving insight, may help us survive. From Radio Ecoshock show November 5, 2010 (101105). 18 min.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; green; environment; ecology; biology; collapse; extinction; interview
|Life in the Hothouse - Global Warming - Alex Smith|
Dr. Melanie Lenart, University of Arizona on her book "Life in the Hothouse - How A Living Planet Survives Climate Change." Is there a balancing force, in "Gaia" to save us from the worst? Available in CD Quality 40 MB or Lo-Fi 43 minutes. Recorded by Alex Smith. Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; solutions; Gaia; biology; science
|SuperNormal Stimuli - Alex Smith|
Dr. Deirdre Barrett, author of "Supernormal Stimuli" asks whether old brains work on new tech problems. Perhaps our biology doesn't allow us to think about complex long-running problems like climate change / global warming. Intriguing interview about why we act as we do.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; features; ecology; psychology; science; brain; biology; author; interview
|Living on the Edge - Alex Smith|
Dr. Thomas Lovejoy, is the father of "biodiversity". He advises Presidents and the World Bank. Thomas Lovejoy visits Radio Ecoshock. Next science vs. spirituality with Dr. Carolyn Baker She says: go positive in a negative world. Alex investigates why millions of people in America, Europe & Australia can't come up with $500 (300 pounds). Song "Mother Nature" by Kukulcan. Radio Ecoshock 130213 Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: environment; climate; climate change; global warming; biology; species; extinction; science; psychology; economy
|Citizens Lobby with Life on the Brink - Alex Smith|
As emissions hit new record, Citizens Climate Lobby Exec. Dir. Mark Reynolds teaches people to lobby the government for sane policy, like Hansen's "Tax and Dividend". Philip Cafaro on new book "Life on the Brink: Environmentalists Confront Overpopulation." Radio Ecoshock 130313 1 hourVisit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: environment; climate; climate change; global warming; biology; species; extinction; science; population; immigration; lobby; politics; solutions
|Gregory Bateson - Ecology of Mind - Alex Smith|
Nora Bateson about her new film "An Ecology of Mind". It is an intellectual history of her father, the famed social scientist Gregory Bateson. Radio Ecoshock interview 101001 with Alex Smith. Bateson was married to anthropologist Margaret Mead, helped invent the idea "double-bind" and became an ecology inspiration in the mid-1970's.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; environment; green; Greens; ecology; environmentalism; biology; science; interview; film; media
|Touring Galapagos Islands - Alex Smith|
Mary Lee Stephenson interview with Alex Smith, Radio Ecoshock. A regular visitor to the Galapagos Islands, far off the coast of South America in the Pacific, and made most famous by Darwin. An author of a book on the flora and fauna of the Galapagos, and a good tourist guide. 13 min 12 MB 2006.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2007; environment; ecology; green; biology; species; endangered; Galapagos
|Killed By Complexity - Alex Smith|
Complex societies are most at risk. Rebecca Costa on her new book "The Watchman's Rattle, Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction." San Francisco transport expert Jeff Tumlin says cars make us fat and stupid. Alex explore's NASA's plan to save us from the next Solar Storm (the ultimate global blackout). Radio Ecoshock Show November 5, 2010 (101105) 1 hour in CD Quality and Lo-Fi
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; green; environment; ecology; show; 2010; space; transportation; extinction; biology; cars; sociobiology
|POST CLIMATIC STRESS DISORDER - Alex Smith|
The Psychology of Climate Change. Two environmental psychologists, Dr. Robert Gifford and Dr. Joseph Reser, on reasons we don't react to the threat of catastrophic climate change. Plus new film on Gregory Bateson, co-inventor of the "double bind" and eco-connection - by his daughter Nora. End song "Jumping Jack Flash" by The Rolling Stones. Plus 2 clips from "An Ecology of Mind" by Nora Bateson Ecoshock 101001 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 13 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2010; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; psychology; denial; biology; media; film; interview
|Skiing: Will Warming End Snow? - Alex Smith|
Skiing: Will Warming End Snow? (Aspen, Whistler, Europe) Interview with Aspen rep and Whistler. Both big resorts acknowledge threat of warming, are taking action to reduce emissions. Then Touring Galapagos Islands and The Great Extinction (with clips from E.O. Wilson). 1 hour. 2006.
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2006; environment; environmentalism; green; winter; snow; global warming; climate; climate change; sports; extinction; species; biology
|HEAT STROKE! When Heat Kills - Alex Smith|
Scientists predict more deadly heat waves. Now they have found the upper limit our bodies tolerate - and we'll get there if we don't stop our emissions. The "skeptical scientist" John Cook and the technical , Stuart Staniford, talk it through. Then we take a diversion into the wild world of ants, with Dr. Mark Moffett. Radio Ecoshock 100611 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
Keywords: radio; radio ecoshock; show; 2010; environment; ecology; green; climate; climate change; global warming; health; deaths; heat; medical; species; biology; ants; interview